Lime Rock Park Partners with DELAMAR Hotels for Historic Festival

LAKEVILLE, Conn. (2 September 2021) – Lime Rock Park will partner with DELAMAR Hotels for the upcoming Lime Rock Park Historic Festival (September 2-6), with the award-winning hotel group becoming the entitlement sponsor for the Drivers Lounge for the event. 

With a portfolio of boutique hotels that feature distinctive charm, luxe amenities, high-touch service, and noteworthy dining, it is a natural match with the Lime Rock Park Drivers Lounge, which provides the racers a relaxing place to take a break between outings in a spa-like environment. 

The 2021 edition of the Historic Festival marks the 39th running of the event, which combines two days of on-track competition, a sports car parade, an esteemed Concours, and the popular Gathering of the Marques over the course of the Labor Day weekend. This year will see Porsche as the Featured Marque, with a special exhibition of noted Porsche collector Steven Harris’ RS machines.

“As a personal fan of vintage racing, I cannot be more thrilled about this partnership between Lime Rock and DELAMAR hotels,” said DELAMAR Founder and CEO Charles Mallory, who is also part of the Lime Rock Park ownership group. “We look forward having a presence at events and welcoming racing fans to our properties.”

The 2021 Historic Festival will open with the traditional Sports Car Parade on Thursday, September 2nd before action kicks off at Lime Rock Park with practice on Friday, September 3rd. 

About DELAMAR Hotels
DELAMAR Hotels are award-winning boutique hotels located in Greenwich, Southport and West Hartford, Connecticut and Traverse City, Michigan. Known for their distinctive charm, luxe amenities, high-touch service, and noteworthy dining in remarkably beautiful art-filled settings, DELAMAR hotels provide the perfect vantage point from which to explore art, history, boutique shopping, outdoor recreation and local attractions - all within close proximity. Each hotel offers elegantly appointed indoor and outdoor private event spaces for social and corporate gatherings, and DELAMAR Spas in the Connecticut hotels offer the ultimate in innovative result-driven beauty and wellness treatments. For more information visit DELAMAR.com.

2021 Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 39 Schedule of events:

Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021
The Vintage Race Car & Sports Car Parade is a 17-mile tour through the local towns including a stop at the Noble Horizons facility and a Housatonic crossing on the Falls Village Bridge before winding back to Lime Rock Park

Friday, Sept. 3, 2021
The Festival kicks off with a full day of practice and qualifying. Concession Stand and Swap Meet are open.

Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021
The first day of racing makes Saturday one of the most exciting days at the Festival. Concession Stand and Swap Meet are open. 

Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021
Of the Festival's highlights,  Sunday in the ParkThe Lime Rock Concours and Gathering of the Marques brings nearly 1,000 motorcars and motorcycles to the track. Stroll the Park and tap into your inner car enthusiast as you admire rare and exotic historic and vintage cars. Food trucks and vendors are found throughout.  Gates open at 7:00 a.m.  Show cars must be in place by 9:30 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 6, 2021 - Labor Day
The final day of authentic vintage car racing always produces spirited on-track action. Concession Stand, Midway and Swap Meet are open.
 

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